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on the battle for north carolina. jeffrey brown reports on the tightening presidential contest. >> brown: barack obama won this state in 2008 by the slimmest of margins with help from a large african-american turnout. four years later in a down economy it looks like his challenge will be even greater. >> woodruff: and we talk with national public radio's greg allen. he focuses on the outreach to hispanics in the tar heel state. >> ifill: then margaret warner updates the investigation into the assault on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> woodruff: we look at new findings showing australia's great barrier reef has lost half its coral in the last 27 years. >> ifill: and we close with snapshots of three of this year's macarthur genius award winners, each with a unique view of war. >> people tend to look at the military, they tend to look at war and they tend to look at conflict as something very black and white. it's not like that at all. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: creating new enriching experiences. through intel's philos
and scott brown tried to dodge partisanship at every turn yet somehow the candidates got chippy. we will dissect and discuss round two ahead on "now." [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. thor's couture gets the most rewards of any small business credit card. your boa! [ garth ] thor's small business earns double miles on every purchase, every day! ahh, the new fabrics, put it on my spark card. [ garth ] why settle for less? the spiked heels are working. wait! [ garth ] great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? [ cheers and applause ] >>> after the break, senator scott brown professes his intig nags during his debate with elizabeth warren but th
criticized the administration for not creating enough jobs. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, what do the numbers tell us about the true state of the labor market? we get an assessment. >> woodruff: then, gwen ifill reports on missouri's senate contest where the democratic incumbent has unexpectedly grabbed the lead. >> this the united states senate. mark shields an david brooks >> brown: mark shields and david brooks analyze the weeks news. >> woodruff: and ray suarez previews another political match to watch, thousands of miles south in venezuela, where long- time leader hugo chavez faces a young challenger. >> the election marks a watershed moment for the world's second largest oil producing nation. and a critical supplier of crude oil to the u.s. its number one customer. >> woodruff: that'all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: carnegie corp >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for publi
other big story for the style, the fight for the senate. elizabeth warren and scott brown face-off again. >> i'll tell you the right way to watch the debates. you're in "the cycle" for tuesday, october 2nd. >>> we're sizing up the candidates before tomorrow's fight night in denver. "the cycle's" ringside for all the action. the weigh-in is over, and now it's time to enter the ring. in one corner, president obama "no drama" obama and in the other governor williard mitt tens romney. both are keeps expectations low but both step into the ring with plenty of debate experience in the past five years. can either deliver a knockout punch without going below the bench? do we search body punches over job plans? will romney be over the ropes for taxes, bill obama be bum rushed for specifics. will jim lair send them to certain corners. after some debate of our own, we compiled our own list of what to watch. wasn't easy. here's a glimpse into the editorial brainstorm. >> the president has a double-edged sword being the president, because he's got a lot of command of detail, he understands
as a public service by your television providers. >> scott brown and elizabeth warren faced each other for the second of four televised debates in massachusetts. david gregory moderate this. >> moderator of meet the press and welcome to the cter of massachusetts co-sponsored by the university and the boston herald. i am joined by the two candidates, miss elizabeth warren and a senator scott brown. welcome to both of you. a thank you for being here. just a note about the rules, basically there are none. no set time limits. what i hope is a healthy discussion of the important issues facing this country and in this race. i can't been -- i champion the to a few -- the two of you. i would like to begin where it seems this campaign has been, in the area of the personal. some personal friction and issues between the two of you. ms. warren, i want to start with questions about your native american heritage. there seems to be a lot of questions about this. i want to see if we can clear these things up. you have listed yourself as a minority in a faculty directory in 1986. you continue to miss -
and chris brown, are they getting back together? listen to his own words. >> and why one colony of these is producing colorful creations -- colony of bees. >> and how you can raise breast cancer awareness. >> stay with us. [ barack obama i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ lefemale announcer ] he says... espresident obama and i bo care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romomney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. whcue cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says
brown, diana's co-director of the advancement project, a civil rights organization that filed the lawsuit. thank you for your time. we played that state lawmaker who said if that law was in effect in pennsylvania, he felt that governor romney would win that state, done. the polling shows opposite. nevertheless there was a concern. let's talk about the split decision. the judge is blocking it for now, but what happens next? >> well, you know, this is a big victory for democracy. it paves the way for free, fair, and accessible voting. we know that there were hundreds of thousands of people who would have been impacted by this and would not have had the i.d. we're very pleased that, in fact, in november people can vote without that i.d. we will continue to fight this law because we know that in the end that it impacts elderly voters, young voters and people of color and veterans in the state of pennsylvania. >> what's interesting and the irony we've been talking about is that there was always a great debate that there was no proof of significant voter fraud, not just in pennsylva
by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> thank you for being here this evening. i'm pamela brown. >> i'm kendis gibson. for the first time in 80 years we have a playoff team. >> there in st. louis for the playoff game. you caught up with the nationals and here's what they had to say. >> what it is like to live in missouri and be an nationals band? >> i you're a lot of criticism. i've always been a fan. >> you must feel good today. >> yes. it's good to see them play for something. >> we will bring you all nationals highlights right here on abc7. >> we are switching to fall weather. today it was cold and rainy. >> it makes you want to stay inside and bundle up. >> you definitely want to stay inside. we are here in the belfort furniture weather center tracking areas of light rain. off and on throughout the day and some more on the radar. let's go to the doppler seven radar and look at the light showers, if you can even call them that. prince george's county, anne arundel county, all along it become and along 95 in southern fairfax. -- all along 50 and along 95. some lingering light
trotting, what can i say? hi, willie. >> what was your initial reaction to the elizabeth warren/scott brown debate. >> scott brown fell into the trap that sometimes male politicians fall into when they debate women. he looked overbearing and angry. and you particularly can't do that when you're debating a woman candidate. i thought he was in a lot of trouble as a result of this. he's behind anyway, but now he looks mad, angry, and i think that's a -- >> okay. well, that race is fascinating. the debate was last night and we have fascinating clips of that. and also the look at preparations of the presidential debates a day away. but first, we'll start with afghanistan. nato's secretary general says there's a possibility that western forces could be withdrawn from afghanistan more quickly than previously planned. he suggested the deadly spike of insider attacks has hit the morale of former troops serving in the war zone. and today's front page of the "new york times" claims the u.s. is abandoning its hopes for a peace deal with the taliban. the "times" reports american officials are essentiall
] >>> this morning my question. is it time to text the vote? plus, a lesson for senator scott brown. and sex trafficking here at home. a crisis of modern day slavery. but first, the candidates will finally debate and a lot of us just don't care. >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. ever notice the holidays are getting earlier and earlier? every year those christmas tree ornaments and santa hats get put on display just a week or two earlier. incrementally pushing up the date of when it's acceptable to think about candy canes and reindeer. apparently christmas has arrived this year. we haven't trick-or-treated or given thanks yet. break out the dreidel or light the kwanzaa. or get the tree up. taking a page from the lobby christmas tree's book, the political parties have made sure we don't forget to vote. on any day in the month preceding election day, that is. because you can vote early. but not often. that's right. it's election day. 37 days shy of the actual election day and people in iowa are already casting their votes and across 30 states absentee ballots are hitting mailboxes. it
? willy brown is the former mayor of san francisco, former speaker of the house out there. joan walsh is editor-at-large for salon and the author of "what's the matter with white people." i want to get to these points. can you win on the facts having lost perhaps on performance value? >> it's very, very difficult to get people in the world observing politicians to ever come to the substance. they always go for style. they always are influenced by performances, and i believe mr. obama took a licking last night. the public knows that and now to suggest that the facts support what his position is supposed to be i don't think carries. >> you know, i got to ask you a personal question about the president. you know, i do look up to him in so many ways. when i'm with him i say to myself and i do this objectively, i listen to him after he's briefed us on something, this guy ought to be president. he has the command of the issues. he has scope. he has relevance. he can talk to you as regular person in common english as well as the wonk talk. he has an iq that is way up there. yet last night he
. >> bad night. >> i want to talk to you moment about this senate race in massachusetts with brown and warren, you you are not involved in this are you, marianne, are you working for warren? >> i am not, members of my firm are, however. >> bill: the polls say it's about even, right? >> that's right. very close race. in a state where barack obama is expected to win by at least 20 points here at least 12% of reporters want to send a democrat for a second term. she has every advantage right now. the problem is she has got to close a deal. this is a state doesn't elect women, never have. that's a big challenge for her. the opportunity right now is scott brown has hurt himself in the first two debates by debating style and continuing to call her native american heritage into question. >> bill: why is that hurting him. everybody knows it was a ruse by dr. warren to use that why would that hurt brown? she used that to try to advance her economic career. i think that's a fairly significant issue. >> she claims she is and she claims she did not. i think if you go back and look at the claims
, the senate race is between elizabeth warren, scott brown. they had a combative debate last night. let's take a watch. >> can you name some republicans in the senate today that you are able to work with on big issues, substantive issues that the country faces? >> probably richard lugar would be one that would come to mind. >> he's not going to be there. who else could you name, senator? >> that is a problem. >> i think justice scalia is a very good judge. justice kennedy. justice kennedy is obviously very good and justice roberts, justice sotomayor. that's the beauty of it being independent. >> if you had to pick one. >> i don't need to pick one. we have plenty of justices up there. i'm proud of the ones we have. >> miss warren who would be your model? >> two gaffes. was it a draw? >> right there. an active crowd in that campaign there. that byte, probably a draw. scott brown has been on such the attack against elizabeth warren. he's behind. he's behind when it comes to women. i'll be curious to see if all these attacks, especially on elizabeth warren's heritage, if they turn off women. in so
. >>> and governor jerry brown has signed several bills into law and we will have more on why hundreds of prison inmates may soon go free. >>> how is the commute, sal? >>> you know, sal? >>> we have more traffic in lafayette and it is a little bit slow between walnut creek and concord down to center southbound -- denver. it is also slow from pittsburgh to antioch. metering lights were turned on as is normal and what a nice picture, you can see the sun over the hills, not one cloud and steve will talk about what that means for our bay area weather but you probably know if you have been living here for a while. westbound 480, there is a crash which is partially blocking one of those lanes and traffic coming in from the tracy area, guess go to steve. >>> there is only patchy fog. temperatures on the coast could did anywhere. it is warm to -- tough to warm up half-moon bay passive can without a -- pacifica without a warm winds and high pressure is here and it is a big dome of high pressure and very warm air a loft but not -- aloft but most of the records were set on this date when napa was cooking a
brownstein writes with one key voting block noncollege educated white women. or as brown stein refers to them as waitress moms. through a targeted and sustained appeal to working women on display in obama ads like this one the incumbent has been particularly effective and brown stein's piece he writes democrats say blue collar women have been the principle and most receptive target for their extended ad barrage portraying romney as plutocrat. on airing these on dr. phil and judge judy the strategy seems to be paying off lifting obama's numbers among a group that tilts republicans in swing states that will be a key to victory in november. ask you about this, this late stage i call it a late -- i don't know what i called it a last stage gaps when going into the commercial break, but we've -- this has been something we've seen in the numbers for a while now, romney has a problem among latinos and women and in particular, you know, the latino demographics, 70/20 are terrible numbers. bill clinton got the highest percentage of the hispanic vote in '96, 72%. looks like the president is on track to
polls. with the no on 34 campaign showing a slight lead. in the news room, cbs 5. >>> governor brown signed a bill that could help the state's prison overcrowding problem. that bill offered by san francisco lawmaker could lead to the release of criminals sentenced to life in prison when they were juveniles. it allows inmates to ask judges to reconsider their sentences after having served 15 years. the judge could then reduce the sentence to 25 years to life if the inmate shows remorse and taking steps towards rehabilitation. >>> two women were rushed to the hospital following a crash that flipped their car. two cars crashed into each other just before 9:00 this morning at the intersection of battery and green streets in san francisco. the crew his to cut into one of the cars to free the women from their overturned vehicle. the extent of their injuries is not known at this hour. early indication is that one of the cars was driving the wrong way on a 1-way street. >>> gay rights activists are expected to protest the insulation of san francisco's new archbishop this week. oakland bishop
to is the fact that professor warren claimed she was a person of color, and she is not. >> senator brown wants to raise an issue about my color, i'll lay it out there. when i was growing up these were the stories about my heritage. and i never asked for any documentation. >> jennifer: what was wrong with her answer? >> here is the problem you get into. if you try to defend everything that is thrown at you during the debate, then automatically you are playing defense and wasting the time you would like to be using to make a proactive statement just reacting to what the other person is saying. so i think if somebody hits you with a lie in a debate you have to let the fact checker do some of that heavy lifter for you. when you were in the debate did you feels like you could respond? >> jennifer: when you are in a debate and somebody has said something completely false about you, you think do i want to spend my time responding to that craziness, which gets me really mad because they have done this or spend my time with my proactive agenda. there are some things you may want t
, no one will admit this, it is really the browning of america and how this country is changing in a good way and thus in the process by people. because we're becoming more and more browner if, you will, our legislature, our elected officials should be reflective of that, right? i know in the republican party, that's always a very uncomfortable conversation to have. the reason why and i believe this is code -- you know what shall the america that i grew up in is not the same anymore. it feels different. what are you really saying here? are you saying that the values of our system are changing or are you saying that this country does not look as white as it used to be. that's really what i think the underlying conversation i think we should have but it's an uncomfortable conversation to have. >> this year was the first time that more than 50% of children who were born in this year were born to parents who were nonwhite or one parent was. >> our next asian president, our next indian president is out there. he or she will most likely be elected in our lifetime -- >> as long as it's not bobby
each other questions. >> let me ask you about donna brown states. as of friday, realclearpolitics average, obama, 7.6 in watching -- wisconsin been in pennsylvania, 10. new hampshire, six. ohio, 5.5. virginia, 3.5. will those numbers change? >> i think he was a tightening of the race. certainly, florida and virginia will be competitive. the problem is ohio. no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio. there is a path to do it, but it is so narrow to get to 270 without ohio. he has a class problem in ohio. it is hard for him to relate to working-class voters there, who by the way, are not thrilled about obama, but as mike huckabee said, romney reminds them of the guy that fire them. that is a problem. >> if you look at the day-by-day poll, the post-debate members, each category, with the government immigration to social security, medicare, whatever, obama is leading in each category, except maybe iraq, which was not mentioned. >> all because of the debate? >> i think was happening even before the debate. these pieces tend to tighten unless it is a total -- let m
that davis was ready for release but then governor arnold schwarzenegger reversed it. governor jerry brown now has the final say. >>> quite an honor for a bluegrass dobro player, mike al dredge. he was awarded the national endowment of the arts national heritage fellowship. al dredge began playing the dobro at 17. it's an act cow ties resonator guitar played with a slide. you may have seen him playing in clubs around town. he was part of the group "seldom seen." he's toured with lyle lovett and emmylou harris. >>> flies, rat poop, roaches. tonight a really disgusting food alert you'll want to see. >>> next, the reflecting pool is empty. we'll tell you why crews had to drain it just weeks after they finished its rehab. tops. >> 81 today. we're ki of getting spoiled with this touch of summer. i don't think you'll need a jacket tomorrow. mid-50s to 60 by 7:00. 66 to 74 by 9:00 under mostly sunny skies. we'll come back. we made some changes yet again for sunday. stay tuned. >>> and here's tonight's fact from face the facts usa.org. >>> so even the democrats concede president obama did not have
, thanks. >> seriously, he would love to get rid of them. their real name is the brown marmarated stink bug and he calls them? >> yucky. terage. >> reporter: he live -- teage. >> reporter: he lives at the top of the mountain. >> everyone here has the same problem. >> and is this the talk of the town? >> yeah. uh-huh. >> and so bad some days he has to change his clothes in the garage. >> and when i go in, i have to take my clothes off. i am covered. >> reporter: like they're conspiring against him. >> and why did you block the door? >> to keep the bugs from coming in. >> and it's taken over your life. >> they have. >> reporter: he is not doing much grilling those days. here on the other side of the patio, he can't sit outside and this this is what happened. he can't do anything without a stink bug landing on you. he found a spray, he said, kills about 20% of what he hits. >> what do you think would happen if you didn't spray? >> it's hard telling. probably tear the house away. >> reporter: he's done a good job of keeping him out of the house and checking every room each night. >> what do you
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